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61 Lucie Attwell's More About the Boo-Boos
Attwell, Mabel Lucie (cover, illustrations and story by) Dean & Son Ltd London 1970 0603005586 / 9780603005589 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Small, slim illustrated Christmas story for young children. Pictorial orange boards; a few light surface rubs. Stapled binding. A VERY GOOD clean example of this children's book, by the well-loved illustrator Mabel Lucie Attwell. There is a small tear to the very top edge of the last page next to the spine - a binding flaw where the binder's glue has attached the edge of the page to the rear pastedown, next to the spine only. Contains the story 'The Boo-Boos and Father Christmas'. Unpaginated, but 21pp, including title pg. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 18.5cm. 101678 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
76 Old Delivery Vans (Shire Classics)
Baldwin, Nick Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2009 0852638450 / 9780852638453 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 4.99. pp. 32. Illustrated throughout in black and white. 307895 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
 
62 Mr. Popper's Penguins
Atwater, Richard and Florence ; with illustrations by Robert Lawson Little, Brown and Company Boston 1938 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Lawson, Robert 
Hardback, lacks dust jacket. First edition. The cloth boards have heavy foxing, with a few other minor grubby marks. The book has fared much better inside. There is some light foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges, there is a small brown grubby mark to the outer closed textblock foredge affecting the margin edges of approx. 8 pages. Small light brown grubby mark to the top margin edge of the last 2 pages. A little light foxing to the endpapers. The pages are otherwise quite bright and clean. The binding is firm. Inner hinges are good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 139. Inspired the 2011 film. 106842 
Price: 45.00 GBP

 
77 Old Delivery Vans (Shire Classics)
Baldwin, Nick Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2009 0852638450 / 9780852638453 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 4.99. pp. 32. Illustrated throughout in black and white. 307901 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
 
63 Patchwork and Quilting in Britain (Shire Library)
Audin, Heather Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2013 0747812411 / 9780747812418 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. pp. 64. Illustrated throughout in black and white and colour. 307908 
Price: 6.99 GBP

 
78 Martin Rattler
Ballantyne, R. M. John F. Shaw & Co., Ltd [c. 1910] London 1910 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Decorative cloth, attractive art nouveau style design to the boards. Publication date not stated but this edition is estimated to be c. 1910. Illustrated with a few colour plates. The boards are lightly bruised at the spine ends, with a small bump to the top edge of the front board. The binding is firm. A few light cracks to inner hinges but binding not compromised. A gift inscription written in pencil on the reverse of the frontispiece illustration (dated 1913). Some quite heavy foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and to the title page; occasional spots to pages. Some grubby brownish marks in the margins of a few pages (p. 112-113, 220-222. pp. 224, plates. 308837 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
 
64 Emma
Austen, Jane ; illustrated by Hugh Thomson ; with an introduction by Austin Dobson Macmillan and Co., Limited London 1899 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Thomson, Hugh 
Hardback. Dark red / maroon blind embossed boards. 4th impression of this edition with the Hugh Thomson illustrations. There are a couple of minor marks to the boards and the spine is slightly fade. Light bruising to the spine ends. The binding is firm, though there is a light crack to the front inner hinge. A gift inscription written neatly at the top of the front endpaper (dated 1901). Deckled / untrimmed page edges. pp. xviii, 437, 6. Frontispiece illustration has tissue guard. Some foxing to the title page and frontis. A nice copy. 107120 
Price: 110.00 GBP

 
79 The Drowned World
Ballard, J. G. ; introduced by Will Self ; illustrated by James Boswell The Folio Society 2013 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book Boswell, James 
Hardback with slipcase. In excellent, fine condition. As new. Still shrink wrapped. Bound in cloth with a blocked pictorial design to the front cover. 308890 
Price: 22.00 GBP

 
 
65 Sense and Sensibility
Austen, Jane ; illustrated by Hugh Thomson ; with an introduction by Austin Dobson Macmillan and Co., Limited London 1896 First Thus Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Thomson, Hugh 
Hardback. Dark red / maroon blind embossed boards. First edition with the Hugh Thomson illustrations. The boards have significantly faded at the spine. Bruises to spine ends, a small bump to the bottom corner of the front board. Light rubs to corners. There are a few slightly shaken spots in the binding / textblock but overall the binding is still firm. Inner hinges very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Frontispiece illustration has tissue guard. Light foxing to the endpapers and pastdowns. Deckled / untrimmed page edges. A nice copy. pp. xvi, 342, 6. 107119 
Price: 120.00 GBP

 
80 Cousin Pons [Balzac's Works, illustrated edition, Volume 6]
Balzac, Honore de ; introductions by George Saintsbury Bantam Press New York 1910 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Date of publication not stated but is c. 1910s. Original olive green cloth binding. Lightly rubbed spine ends and corners. Binding firm and tight. Pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Little flattened creases to the top corners of the first 12 pages. pp. v, 306. 104176 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
66 Emma
Austen, Jane ; with an introduction by Richard Church and wood-engravings by Joan Hassall The Folio Society London 1997 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Hassall, Joan 
Hardback. Lacks slipcase. A lovely copy in excellent, very near fine condition. There are just some very pale, very small specks to the bottom outer closed textblock page edge. Burgundy cloth spine with printed paper sides designed by Joan Hassall. The first Folio printing of this edition was in 1962, it was reset in 1975 and this copy is an 18th printing of 1997. pp. 382. 22.9cm tall. 309005 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
81 Old Goriot; A Passion in the Desert ; An Episode Under the Terror [Balzac's Works, illustrated edition, Volume 2]
Balzac, Honore de ; introductions by George Saintsbury Bantam Press New York 1901 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Date of publication not stated but is c. 1910s. Original olive green cloth binding. Lightly rubbed spine ends and corners. Binding firm and tight. Pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A short tear and creasing to the top edge of one page. pp. vi, 273, 16, 18. 104177 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
67 Pride and Prejudice
Austen, Jane ; with an introduction by Richard Church and wood-engravings by Joan Hassall The Folio Society London 1997 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Hassall, Joan 
Hardback. Lacks slipcase. A lovely copy in excellent, fine condition. Burgundy cloth spine with printed paper sides designed by Joan Hassall. The first Folio printing of this edition was in 1962, it was reset in 1975 and this copy is an 18th printing of 1997. pp. 308. 22.9cm tall. 309004 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
82 Tales for Tinies (Dean's Rag Book No. 288 - Dean's 6d Patent Rag Books Series 1)
Banks, Margaret Ethel (illustrated by) Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd [c. 1934] 1934 Soft cover Fine Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall Banks, Margaret Ethel 
Small child's rag book / cloth book, in excellent fine condition - never used. There is the slightest wrinkle in the front cover but this doesn't detract. This rag book is pristine and the cloth stiff and feels starched. No publication date. This particular title was printed by Dean's between 1932-1936 so it falls within those dates. 137 x 112mm. Pinked (serrated) edges. Orange stitching to the spine. Printed in 8 colours. With 8 cloth pages including the covers. Folded advertising leaflet for Dean's Rag Books loosely enclosed. This title includes images from two slightly earlier Dean's titles - no. 263 Wee Friends, illustrated by Vera Bowyer, and no. 274 Jolly Jingles, illustrated by Phyllis Cooper. As fresh, bright and clean as the day it was printed - very uncommon in this condition. 308813 
Price: 50.00 GBP

 
 
68 The Cock-House Cup
Avery, Harold ; illustrated by J. Phillips Paterson Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publication date not stated but c. 1950s edition. In the Nelson New Era Series. Blue cloth boards, faded at the spine ends. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Colour frontispiece illustration. Some discolouration to outer closed textblock edges. Pages themselves are clean. the dust jacket is worn and torn, with some rubs, chips and tears to the edges, with loss at the spine ends, corners and a little to the top edge. Dust jacket price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 292pp. 103435 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
83 British Birds on Lake, River and Stream (with 16 colour plates) [King Penguin]
Barclay-Smith, Phyllis (text); colour plates after the originals in The Birds of Great Britain by John Gould King Penguin Harmondsworth 1939 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback King Penguin. Paper boards. Lacks dust jacket. The spine backstrip has been re-glued by a previous owner. Approx. 1cm of loss to the head of the spine. A little light foxing to the boards. Rubs to the board edges. Quite bright and clean inside, with a firm binding. There are some very light foxing spots to the plates. pp. 31, plates. 106051 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
69 A Ladybird Book - Vehicles: A Vintage Gift Edition
Ayton, Robert; Berry, John; Carey, David; et al. (illustrated by) Ladybird Books | Penguin London 2017 0241301149 / 9780241301142 First Thus Hardcover New New Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
New hardback with dust jacket, in excellent fine condition. First impression. Help young children learn the names of all the key things that go with this beautiful gift book, featuring iconic original Ladybird artwork from the 1950s and 60s and in the classic Ladybird format with one clear word on the left page, and image on the right. Taken from favourite vintage Ladybird books such as The Story of Flight, Underwater Exploration and Merchant Ships, each of the stunningly detailed 26 pictures will delight adults and children alike. Vehicles featured include car, train, aeroplane, ship, submarine, rocket and lorry. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 306771 
Price: 11.69 GBP

 
84 Garden Birds [King Penguin 19]
Barclay-Smith, Phyllis ; cover design by Sylvia Varley The King Penguin Books | Penguin London and New York 1946 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket (as published). In fair to good condition. First published in 1945; this is the 1946 reprint. Pictorial boards. There is a previous owner's name written in biro at the top edge of the front board. There is an approx. 2cm acid-free archival tissue repair to the rear joint of the spine. The binding is otherwise firm. Inner hinges are very good. Foxing to the endpapers, pastedowns, first and last few pages (including significant foxing to the last plate), and to outer closed textblock page edges. pp. 36, plates. 106809 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
70 Miss Hickory [Signed Copy]
Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin ; lithographs by Ruth Gannett The Viking Press New York 1948 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Gannett, Ruth SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
3rd printing. SIGNED by the author on the half-title page. Additional gift inscription to the half-title page. Grey cloth boards. Lovely illustrated endpapers - orange, black and white and black and white lithographic illustrations in the text. Cut-outs from the dust jacket are loosely inserted into the book. Slight bruising to the corners of the boards. Pages very clean except for a few light brown grubby marks to pages 10-11. 123pp. Miss Hickory is a country woman whose body was an applewood twig and whose head was a hickory nut. A delightful children's story. 026801 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
85 Woodland Birds [King Penguin 74]
Barclay-Smith, Phyllis ; illustrations and cover design by Peter Shepheard Penguin Books | King Penguin ; printed by John Swain and Son Ltd 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Shepheard, Peter 
Hardback with dust jacket. Patterned boards with matching dust jacket. First edition. Some foxing to the dust jacket, pastedowns, endpapers, prelims and outer closed textblock page edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm. Inner hinges and spine very good. Just light rubs to the dust jacket edges and a c. 1cm tear at the top edge of the front cover. Pale stain to the top edge of the rear flap of the dust jacket. Spine of the dust jacket slightly faded. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 31, plates. 106761 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
71 One Day on our Blue Planet: in the Savannah
Bailey, Ella Flying Eye Books Great Eastern Street, London 2015 1909263567 / 9781909263567 First Edition Hardcover New No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Pictorial boards. No dust jacket, as published. First printing. New hardback. RRP. 11.99. Beautiful children's picture book about the lions and other animals of the african savannah. 304460 
Price: 10.19 GBP

 
86 A Book of Ducks [King Penguin 58]
Barclay-Smith, Phyllis ; with plates by Peter Shepheard King Penguin 1951 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback King Penguin. Pictorial paper boards. Lacks dust jacket. First edition. Condition is only fair. The front endpaper and half-title page have been removed by a previous owner. The spine has been repaired to the full length with acid-free archival repair tissue. Small brown stain to the bottom edge of the front board. Crack to the front inner hinge where the two pages have been removed. The binding is otherwise quite firm and pages clean and bright, including plates. pp. 34, plates. Slight bowing to the front board. 106052 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
72 The Connoisseur Magazine, An Illustrated Magazine For Collectors. Volumes 1-25 (1901-1909)
Baily, J. T. Herbert (edited by) Otto Limited [1901-1909] Carmelite House, London 1901 First Edition Quarter Leather Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
A complete run of the first 25 volumes from the first issue, Vol. I September - December, 1901. Each volume contains 4 months and each year comprises three bound volumes. All 25 volumes are uniformly bound in a mid-brown quarter morocco with brown cloth sides. Upper panels are gilt ruled. Bound by Birdsall & Son, Northampton. Some rubs to the leather. Some marks to the boards, including a noticeable spillage stain to the boards of one volume (boards only) and some mild pale biopredation marks to the boards. All joints are very good and the bindings are nice and firm. Inside, all hinges are good. Some volumes bear a contemporary bookplate for a William Arthur Durnford. Some foxing to endpapers and to the few plates with the same paper type as the endpapers. All volumes are generously illustrated throughout, including good quality plates with tissue guards. Some plates are tipped-in on different colour pages. In volume I two of these plates are on black paper and both of these black leaves have become very brittle, cracked and torn. Both black leaves are disintegrating; the illustrations themselves are unaffected. Volume 9 has a small dark ink stain on the spine. An attractive uniform set. DELIVERY: No extra charges for sending within the UK MAINLAND. An extra fee may be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY may not available for this set due to size and weight - please contact us BEFORE ORDERING. There will be significant extra postage charges for international orders. A discount on postage is available for collection from our North Oxfordshire shop premises. More photographs can be sent on request. 104586 
Price: 420.00 GBP

 
87 100 Bears
Bardos, Magali Flying Eye Books London 2013 190926315X / 9781909263154 First UK Edition Hardcover New No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New hardback. RRP. 12.99. Beautiful children's book for learning to count up to 100. With vibrant and engaging illustrations, this is one of our favourite counting books for children. 24.5cm. 304709 
Price: 12.99 GBP

 
 
73 The Magic Fan [Inscribed by the Author]
Baker, Keith Harcourt Childrens Books 1989 0152507507 / 9780152507503 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall The Author Inscribed By the Author
Laminated boards. Landscape format, 9" x 11.5". Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper, reads: 'For Oz, Keith Baker 1997' with original drawing of a fan by the signature. Additional name of Oz pencilled to the front endpaper. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. One night as the moon rose over the sea, a magic fan floated in the waves. This is the story of the boy who found it - and how it changed his life forever. Slim unpaginated children's picture book. 023644 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
88 An Oba of Benin (Carol Barker's Worlds of Yesterday)
Barker, Carol Macdonald and Jane's London 1976 0356081796 / 9780356081793 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Barker, Carol 
Hardback with dust jacket. Pictorial boards and matching dust jacket. First edition. The binding is firm and pages clean and bright. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The boards and dust jacket both have a short tear of approx. 0.5cm at the base of the spine. The dust jacket is otherwise just a little bruised at the top edge and the white sections are slightly discoloured. Front flap not price clipped. Slim and unpaginated illustrated children's picture book. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 106946 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
74 Old Delivery Vans (Shire Classics)
Baldwin, Nick Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2009 0852638450 / 9780852638453 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 4.99. pp. 32. Illustrated throughout in black and white. 307893 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
89 The Alphabetical Zoo
Barker, George Faber and Faber London 1972 0571098924 / 9780571098927 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Roland, Krystyna 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. In lovely clean condition but the boards are slightly bowed / bent. Bright and clean inside. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Slim and unpaginated. Illustrated throughout with black and white line drawings. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the spine ends and corners and the front flap has been price clipped. 021735 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
75 Old Delivery Vans (Shire Classics)
Baldwin, Nick Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2009 0852638450 / 9780852638453 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 4.99. pp. 32. Illustrated throughout in black and white. 307894 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
90 Woodcuts of Albrecht Durer [King Penguin 39]
Barlow, T. D. ; Albrecht Durer Penguin Books | King Penguin London 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First edition. Pictorial boards. The boards have browned, particularly at the edges, and have some marks. Bottom corner of the front board is rubbed. The binding is firm and the spine and inner hinges are very good. Pages are clean, though tanned. Previous owner's signature in biro on the front pastedown. pp. 25, plates. 106792 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
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